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About Rt Hon Stephen Lushington, PC, MP

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  • Birth: Jan. 14, 1782 Berkshire, England
  • Death: Jan. 19, 1873 Ockham Surrey, England


Sir Stephen Lushington, Fellow of All Souls, Oxford. A Judge and Member of Parliament for Yarmouth, Tregony, Ilchester, and Tower Hamlets. He campaigned for the abolition of slavery and of the death penalty. He supported the lifting of restrictions on Jews and Roman Catholics. His family had links with the pre-Raphaelite art movement, notably with Arthur Hughes. Do not confuse with another Stephen Lushington, buried at Croydon. This mistake has been made by that local authority.

Burial: All Saints, Ockham, Surrey, England

Friday 13th March 1818: From The Speech of Dr. Lushington, in Support of the Bill for the Better Regulation of Chimney-Sweepers and their Apprentices

Astarte; a fragment of truth concerning George Gordon Byron, sixth Lord Byron, by Ralph Milbanke, Earl of Lovelace. and Mary countess of Lovelace Published 1921 re Divorce of Lady Byron from Lord Byron

From The London University calendar for the year 1832

30th April 1827: The Right Honourable Stephen Lushington gave a speech at the laying of the foundation stone for London University

p225: General Objects and Constitution of the School [London University]

I. The principal object proposed, is to enable parents to give their sons the rudiments of a liberal education at a moderate expense, and without the necessity of sending them from home, or of compromising those religious principles in which they wish to bring them up.

Law, Politics and the Church of England: The Career of Stephen Lushington 1782 - 1873, By S. M. Waddams CUP 1992

[p300 14th November 1860] Lushington was 77 years of age at the time of the hearing; the Archbishop was 79. According to Coleridge, who was counsel for Poole, both fell asleep during the argument [Footnote: Lushington suffered from insomnia at night, writing, "nothing yet mends my nights; I am quite sleepless for hours... I rather fear the going into court tomorrow," Lushington to Fanny Carr (sister-in-law), 14th November 1860, Lushington Family Papers]

From Lushington Family Of Ockham And Cobham, And Also Of Hampshire And London: Correspondence And Papers

From findagrave

The Buxton memorial fountain mentions Stephen Lushington, commemorating the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire in 1834.

From MyHeritage hints: Stephen Lushington

  • Name Stephen Lushington
  • Gender Male
  • Birth 14 Jan 1782
  • Christening 6 Mar 1782 Saint Mary-St Marylebone Road, St Marylebone, London, England Wikipedia - St Marylebone Parish Church
  • Father Stephen Lushington
  • Mother Esther

From FreeBMD - Death of Stephen Lushington in 1873

January to March 1873: Death of Stephen Lushington, aged 91 [born about 1782], in Guildford, Surrey (Volume 2a, Page 37)

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Rt Hon Stephen Lushington, PC, MP's Timeline

January 14, 1782
Bracknell, Berkshire, England
March 6, 1782
London, England
July 29, 1822
July 23, 1824
January 25, 1826
September 7, 1827
April 12, 1829
September 17, 1830
March 8, 1832